Eating Seasonal Vegetables in Winter

The real benefit of growing your own vegetables is being able to eat seasonally. However, it is easy for anyone to choose vegetables that are in season as the basis of their diet. Not only are seasonal vegetables fresh, plentiful and well priced but they can also be sourced more locally and so will have travelled fewer miles to reach us which makes for sustainable … Continue reading Eating Seasonal Vegetables in Winter

What to plant in August

The following is a list of things you can plant in August in Sydney, a temperate zone: Amaranth Artichokes  in pots Beetroot Cabbage in seed trays Cape Gooseberry Capsicum in pots Chilli in pots Eggplant in seed trays Kohlrabi Leeks in seed trays Mustard Greens Onion Parsnip Peas Potato Radish Rocket Snow Peas Sunflower Tomato in pots Watermelon in pots Plant of the Month – The stunning Leptospermum Cardwell   Continue reading What to plant in August

What to plant in June

Today is the first day of winter and this is the first planting guide of the season. The following is a list of things you can plant in June in Sydney, a temperate zone: Beans – broad beans Cabbage  seedlings Garlic Kale seedlings Lettuce Mustard greens Onion Peas Radish Snow Peas Strawberry plants Flower of the Month – Double white Tree Dahlia (Dahlia imperialis)   Continue reading What to plant in June